Nigeria's acting president receives 2017 budget -government official

Fri May 19, 2017 11:30am GMT

ABUJA May 19 (Reuters) - Nigeria's acting president Yemi Osinbajo has received the 2017 budget, a government official said on Friday.

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on Senate matters, said the record 7.44 trillion naira ($23.62 billion) 2017 budget had been sent to Osinbajo after being passed by parliament.

(Reporting by Felix Onuah; Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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